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#31 Stoney871

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 01:54 PM

My light arrived today, wires are a bit spindly but workable.
I'm thinking i'll have to use some low guage speaker wire or such like to connect it up.
Couple of connector blocks, scotchlocks and crimps should do it.
Live to 3rd brake live and earth to wiper motor earth i reckon.
Just waiting for the spare badge to arrive and then it's all systems go.

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:02 PM

I don't know if i'm just being a bit thick, or looking too hard or what... But i'm buggered if i can find the badge that has both white, and red illumination on e-bay... I've seen white OR red, or even blue... but not white AND red! :huh:

Maybe i'm putting the wrong search words in or summat :(

Hiya
Here is the link
http://www.aliexpres...adge-light.html
You have to register on Alibaba.com and Aliexpress.com
You make the payment , they hold the money until product arrives and then they issue the payment , it takes about 2/3 weeks to arrive , make sure you add a foot note for RED/White and check the size before ordering

Just as a foot note if you click the feedback , you will see it's "me" as i guess i'm the only one who brought a 2 tone one.
Speak to Lisa if your having trouble she is the contact.
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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:03 PM

My light arrived today, wires are a bit spindly but workable.
I'm thinking i'll have to use some low guage speaker wire or such like to connect it up.
Couple of connector blocks, scotchlocks and crimps should do it.
Live to 3rd brake live and earth to wiper motor earth i reckon.
Just waiting for the spare badge to arrive and then it's all systems go.

Hi Stoney , looking forward to your pictures when you fit it :)

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 05:19 PM

Hi Stoney , looking forward to your pictures when you fit it :)


So am i :D

Few bits to get yet ( spare badge / connectors / wire) but will hopefully get time to do the fit before the end of the month, unfortunately i'm a very busy boy. :(

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 05:31 PM

So am i :D

Few bits to get yet ( spare badge / connectors / wire) but will hopefully get time to do the fit before the end of the month, unfortunately i'm a very busy boy. :(

yeah i know that feeling , working a three shift pattern at the moment and it sucks , don't know when to eat , sleep or be awake lol

End result will be great and i'm sure you will be sat there in traffic dabbing the brakes when there is another focus behind you :)

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 05:35 PM

End result will be great and i'm sure you will be sat there in traffic dabbing the brakes when there is another focus behind you :)


OOh yes indeed i will.

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 08:12 PM

So am i :D

Few bits to get yet ( spare badge / connectors / wire) but will hopefully get time to do the fit before the end of the month, unfortunately i'm a very busy boy. :(


nice one mate,
i found the cable to be very fine and when i attempted to scoth lock it, the blade in the scotch lock actually cut the cable, so instead i wrapped the two cables togeather and insulated them heavily with loom tape,

and to save a little weight on the rear, you could earth the unit to the reg plate light negative, and fish a cable up the boot panel to the positive in the rear spoiler light,

i cant wait to get mine out tomorrow and purposly get stuck in traffic, and purposly park in areas that i would need to reverse out of lol

as pree has said though mate, you will be very happy with the results on this one.

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 09:51 PM

What gauge wire did you use to lengthen the connections?
I was thinking of using speaker cable or would that be too heavy / light?


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Posted 14 February 2012 - 10:02 PM

What gauge wire did you use to lengthen the connections?
I was thinking of using speaker cable or would that be too heavy / light?


Hi mate,
im sure speaker cable would be fine,
i used this, and its much the same size as speaker cable
http://www.ebay.co.u...=item27bd5915eb
i used it because i had a bit in the tool box left over from previous modifications and i only run a single feed from the rear spoiler brake light to the badge, then i used the badge cable (only) to splice in to the reg plate negative feed.

the only problem you will encounter is:
both cables feeding the rear spoiler brake light are black,
so if you jam a hoover head and pipe against the brake pedal and the driver seat this will keep the brake light on for you to find the correct cable you wish to splice mate.

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 10:21 PM

Many thanks mate.
Your experiences make it do much easier for others.


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Posted 17 February 2012 - 02:07 AM

Hiya
Here is the link
http://www.aliexpres...adge-light.html
You have to register on Alibaba.com and Aliexpress.com
You make the payment , they hold the money until product arrives and then they issue the payment , it takes about 2/3 weeks to arrive , make sure you add a foot note for RED/White and check the size before ordering

Just as a foot note if you click the feedback , you will see it's "me" as i guess i'm the only one who brought a 2 tone one.
Speak to Lisa if your having trouble she is the contact.
Regards
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Many thanks! I've ordered a pair of white/red badge LED's... See if you can work out where i plan to fit the other one? (clue.... It'll light up white,then turn red when one of the doors are opened) B)

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Posted 17 February 2012 - 11:33 AM

The Karzi door?
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Posted 17 February 2012 - 04:56 PM

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Let us know how you get on with the front one , it will be interesting to see if you can get it on there

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 11:56 PM

The Karzi door?
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:D :D :D A red light upon opening my karzi door is a very good idea mate!

Can't have it Bog standard now can we? (sorry) :wacko:

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 11:58 PM

Bigdaddy
Let us know how you get on with the front one , it will be interesting to see if you can get it on there


Will do Pree... I'll post up my results be them good or bad... (badges still haven't arrived yet though)

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